A football academy is to be set up at Bishalnagar, Dhamboji in Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city.
The local Gokuleshwar Mahadev Temple Management Committee has provided 23 kaththas plot to the Banke District Football Association for this purpose.
All Nepal Football Association has provided Rs 500 thousand to the Banke district football association for the construction of the academy, said the association district president Bhojraj Shahi.
The goal is to train around 600 children between eight to ten years of age.
Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City, Ward No 1 chairperson Pramod Rijal has committed all types of support on behalf the ward office for construction of the football academy.